The Polish music magazine Muzyka 21 continues to go from strength to strength. The January 2003 edition includes Live Reviews of Domingo in Andrea Chenier (Grazie Placido!) and of some sparkling Rossini at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York; Features on Artur Rubinstein, Anne Sofie von Otter, Wagner's Tannhauser, the composer Ludomir Rozycki and Henryk Gorecki's Third Symphony; plus additional Items on Lutoslawski and Penderecki.
Disc reviews include Cherubini's Medea (RCA), Atterberg's Third Symphony (CPO), Nielsen Piano Works (Virgin Classics), Messiaen Piano Works vol 4 (Naxos), Cantatas and Overtures by Graupner (CPO), 'The Art of Cecilia Bartoli' (Decca), Benjamino Gigli (Gramofono 2000), choral works by Gorczycki (Polski Radio recording), William Lawes (Alia Vox), Offenbach arias (DG), the Symphony by Hans Rott (CPO), The Complete Schubert Symphonies (on Phillips), Vaughan Williams Complete Symphonies (Decca), new Telemann recordings on DG and Harmonia Mundi and various jazz recordings on Hanssler.
Available on subscription, price : Polska - 84 zlotys, Europe - 42 US$, USA and Canada - 48 US$, rest of the world - 54 US$. Wydawnictwo Muzyczne Acte Prealable sp. z o.o. bank PEKAO SA., IX O/W-wa, Filia V, account no 12401125-40000529-2700-421112-001.
Posted: 2 January 2002
by Roderic Dunnnett
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